H. Lee (Henry Lee IV) to Judge Woodward (Augustus Brevoort Woodward) September 15, 1824

From: Florida Supreme Court case files, Series 49, Wallet 774



This indenture made the Thirtieth day of August One Thousand eight hundred seventeen, between Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Browne formerly Superintendant of the National of Creek Indians, late of [?] place London and now of the Island of Saint Vincent Planter of the one part and Henry Lee of Virginia Major General in the Army of the United States of the other part, Witnesseth, That for and in consideration of the sum or Ten Thousand five hundred pounds Sterling to the said Thomas Browne in hand well and truly paid by the said Henry Lee upon or immediately before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt thereof is herby acknowledged, he the said Thomas Browne hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said Henry Lee his heirs and assigns all that Tract of Land in the province of East Florida North American granted to him by the Kings Chiefs and Warriors of the Creek Indian Nation, with all his Title Right and Claim thereto, as by the parchment Deed signed by the said Kings Chiefs and Warriors in presence of Governor Tonyn and General A McArthur shall more fully appear, bounded by the River Amajura on the North, the Point River on the South, St Johns River on the East, and the Sea on the West. Together with all the Privaledges [?] and Advantages thereto belonging. To have and to hold the said Tract of Land and Appertainancies unto the said Henry Lee his Heirs and Assigns to the use and [?] of the said Henry Lee his Heirs and Assigns forever and to and for no other use.

In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their Hands and Seals the Day and Year above written

Thomas Browne

By his atty. Mattw Daly

Henry Lee

By his atty A Murray

Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of John Stevens